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2018 Awardees List


The very aim of organizing an important monumental structured, "ALL INDIA ART COMPETITION & EXHIBITION 2019" 2nd Edition is an effort to connect the contemporary art practices of the nation and also to create platform with the larger interest of the artist fraternity.


1) Painting, Sculpture, Drawing, Ceramic and Graphics.

2) Photography, Multimedia, Digital Art Works.


The exhibition is open to any Indian citizen artists of either sex of age 20 years and above.


One Award Rs.1,00,000/- + Citation and Memento.

Three Awards Rs. 50,000/- + Citation and Mementos.

Ten Awards Rs. 25,000/- + Citation and Mementos.

Award of sponsorships to 20 artists for Art Camp or one solo exhibition at a convenient date at State Gallery of Art, Madhapur, Hyderabad.


State Gallery of Art, Madhapur, Hyderabad will not retain the award winning works. An exhibition of the best works selected by the jury out of the entries including the award winning work will be exhibited in a show held in a State Gallery of Art, Madhapur, Hyderabad in June 2019

Gala Award Presentation Ceremony will be organized during the exhibition.


The entry fee is Rs.500/- (Rupees Five Hundred only) and the last date for submission is 5th April 2019 for each artist participant in both the 'Competition' or 'Not for Competition' Categories. Participation in other discipline requires separate fee and form.

The fee can be submitted through NEFT/ RTGS on
A/C No. 135610011000910,
IFS Code: ANDB0001356
Andhra Bank, Kavuri Hills, Madhapur, Hyderabad. (or)

By Demand Draft of a Nationalized Bank made in favor of President State Art Gallery, payable at Hyderabad.
The details of fee must be entered in the Entry Form. The Entry Form received without entry fee will be treated as cancelled and exhibits will not be eligible for exhibition or for award. The entry fee is not refundable.


The maximum size of the exhibits will be (6 ft. X 6 ft.) minimum 1 ft. x 1 ft. for two- dimensional work eg. Painting, print, photograph.

For three- dimensional and multimedia art such as Sculpture / Ceramics / Terracotta it could be 3' X 3' X 2'.

For electronic and video art works maximum duration of run should be ten minutes for which basic tech facilities can be arranged with prior mutual agreement.


Maximum Up to 225 (two hundred twenty five) art works will be selected out of all the entries received in response to the prospectus inclusive of all mediums both from Competition or Not for Competition segments


The centre shall constitute two separate juries of eminent artists and experts (a) for selection of exhibits and (b) for finalization of awards.

An eminent jury of 3 members of artists, curators and experts will be appointed to adjudicate and select maximum up to 225 best art works for the ALL INDIA ART COMPETITION & EXHIBITION 2019- 2nd Edition.

The selection will be made on the basis of the applications / photographs / layout plan of the installation / sketch of works submitted by the applicants.

The selection of award winning works and artists will then be made by another three member jury of renowned art critics, experts and artists out of the actual art works selected by the first jury.

The final jury will also have the right to discard any entries if the artwork is not up to the level or is found unethical, plagiarized or unacceptable by the organizers.

The decision of both of juries will be final and binding to all. No correspondence shall be entertained in this regard.


The applications should not send the exhibits unless instructed by the STATE GALLERY OF ART, MADHAPUR, HYDERABAD

The artists should send their selected work suitably and securely packed and framed/ready for display only when advised with details and address of the consignee and by specified date

Details of the work – title, size in inches and medium of the work should be clearly stated in the application

Two copies of high resolution image (minimum 300dpi) of the work, a copy of the applicants up-to-date bio-data, his / her photograph and a 100 word short note describing the artwork should be submitted along with the application


Works that get selected for the exhibition or award will not be allowed to be removed before the close of the exhibition

While STATE GALLERY OF ART, MADHAPUR, HYDERABAD will take due care of all the works received it shall accept no liabilities of any type

The artists will be fully responsible for sending and receiving back their work before and after the exhibition as per the schedule to be announced

The artists will be expected to collect their work back immediately at the end of the exhibition from the venue itself

The exhibits that are not collected immediately can be collected from STATE GALLERY OF ART, MADHAPUR, HYDERABAD within 30 days after the close of the exhibition

STATE GALLERY OF ART, MADHAPUR, HYDERABAD will not keep the exhibits beyond this period

If the exhibits are not collected in the prescribed time frame, STATE GALLERY OF ART, MADHAPUR, HYDERABAD reserves the right to dispose them off in the manner it deems fit.

Please note no reminder/ notice in this regard will be issued .


Works selected for the exhibition will be open for sale subject to consent of the artists. Artists must mention the price of his or her exhibits in the entry form; otherwise it will be presumed that the exhibit is not for sale. The sale amount will go to the artist after deduction of 25% commission. It is expected that the price of the exhibits quoted will be rational and reasonable.


STATE GALLERY OF ART, MADHAPUR, HYDERABAD will take every care of all the submitted works, however, in an unlikely case of loss or damage happening in the course of storage, transit or display it shall not be liable to any claim or legal pursuit.
Artists if they so wish and deem fit are at liberty to take an insurance coverage at their own cost.


All correspondence will be made by the STATE GALLERY OF ART, MADHAPUR, HYDERABAD to the address given in the Entry Form filled by the participants. The artists should inform the STATE GALLERY OF ART, MADHAPUR, HYDERABAD of any change of address immediately, failing which the STATE GALLERY OF ART, MADHAPUR, HYDERABAD will not be responsible, for non-receipt of communication.


Invitation for the inauguration of the exhibition will be sent to all the entrants / applicants.
One complimentary copy of catalogue will be given to all those artists whose work gets included in the exhibition.
The artists selected for the awards will be invited to attend the Award Presentation Ceremony. Their TA/DA and local hospitality will be looked after by STATE GALLERY OF ART, MADHAPUR, HYDERABAD as per the norms.


The Last date for submission of Entry Form is 5th April 2019 with entry fee.

The exhibition will be organized in STATE GALLERY OF ART, MADHAPUR, HYDERABAD in month of June.

All works should be original creation of the artists concerned and should not have been executed before 30th April, 2017.

Only those artists, who are participating in competition section, will be eligible for awards.

Already awarded works if submitted (received from any Indian or international institutions) will not be entitled for exhibition or award and will not given back.

The form should be neatly filled and completed in all respect. Typed Entry Forms are also acceptable.

To ensure the dignity and sanctity, these awards will be given to the awardees only and not to their representatives.

These awards will not be divided or shared. The award money will not be split.

The artists may submit sculpture, ceramics and terracotta etc. in fragile material at their own risk and cost. STATE GALLERY OF ART, MADHAPUR, HYDERABAD shall not be made responsible for any kind of damage.

The participant shall submit the art work on canvas in ready to display condition, properly stretched with or without frame.

The participant shall submit the Installation work in ready to display condition. For installation, the artists are required to send the display plan along with Entry Form. In case, artist's presence is required, the STATE GALLERY OF ART, MADHAPUR, HYDERABAD will intimate the artists to be present at the venue at their own expenses.

The identification slip and caption should be attached properly at the backside of the submitted work.

STATE GALLERY OF ART, MADHAPUR, HYDERABAD reserves the right to reproduce/publish the exhibit for catalogue or publicity purpose. Due credit will be given to artists if specified in advance, wherever possible.

The artists shall submit the following along with Entry Form

One set of colored photograph size A4 of each exhibit with full caption details. If sending Manual.

Two passport size personal photographs, one to be pasted on Entry Form and other is for catalogue. If sending Manual.

CD/DVD consisting (a & b) with high resolution in minimum 300 dpi. If sending Manual.

Note : The back side of photographs should carry all relevant information. If sending Manual.

STATE GALLERY OF ART, MADHAPUR, HYDERABAD reserves the right to reject the art work without any notification, change the terms and conditions and increase or decrease the number and amount of awards. In regards to the interpretation of any rule, the decision of Director STATE GALLERY OF ART, MADHAPUR, HYDERABAD will be final and binding to all.

Hiding any kind or realities will result into disqualification/return of the award/legal action.

The schedule form is also available on

Enquiry, if any, please contact: In case of any dispute, Hyderabad will be the jurisdiction.

All correspondence may be addressed to: STATE GALLERY OF ART, Madhapur, Hyderabad


Send the Video to us by copying in pendrive & sending in a post to
Address: State Gallery of Art, Road No.1, Kavuri Hills, Madhapur, Hyderabad, Telangana 500033.

For Physical Registration please Download the PDF Form from below link.

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Competition Registration

Competition Registration

Submitter Information
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Photographs of Exhibits

Full caption details – title, size and medium of each work

Plan (for installation) of the exhibits.

Particulars of each photograph.

High-resolution (300 dpi minimum) photograph of the works of art and passport size personal photograph to be sent through e-mail on “

Entry Fee ( 500 )

Up-to-date Bio-Data soft copy.